Latest news

NARS member is good neighbour

Ryan01Wednesday 23rd April at around 21.00hrs, NARS member Ryan Warwick was summoned by a neighbour to an elderly man of some 80 years who was unconscious. Ryan provided advanced airway management and escorted the man in an ambulance. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth hospital in a serious but stable condition.

NARS has busy start to Holiday weekend

Dr Drew WelchThe Easter weekend got off to a busy start for Dr Drew Welch.

NARS members attend fatal collision near Loddon

At 4.45pm today, NARS members were despatched to the scene of a collision involving three vehicles on the A146 near Loddon. One person died in the accident and two more were seriously injured. A number of other people had minor injuries.

Man has lucky escape after NARS intervention

On Saturday evening, a man had the good fortune to have immediate medical assistance to hand when he had a cardiac arrest. NARS member Bob Griffiths was travelling from Chester back to Norfolk when he decided he was too tired to complete the journey. He decided to check into the next hotel he came to, which he did. Once checked in, he had just ordered a pint when he heard a commotion from the restaurant. When he investigated, he saw a woman giving CPR to a man who was lying on the floor. It turned out that the woman was an A&E nurse!

NARS attends to man after angle grinder accident

At 4pm on 16th April, NARS Critical Care Paramedic Ryan Warwick was tasked to an incident near Marham by the Trust's Critical Care Desk. Ryan used Advanced Wound Care to treat a 40-year old male who had severe haemorrhaging following an accident with an angle grinder. Following treatment, the man was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth hospital in a stable condition.

NARS CCP Attends Boy's Fall From Coach

At 3.45pm today, NARS Critical Care Paramedic Carl Smith was despatched from home to the scene of an accident on the A47 at Tilney All Saints, near Kings' Lynn.

A 9-year old boy suffered serious multiple injuries when he apparently fell from the door of a moving coach, which was returning from a rugby tournament in Holt.

Blakemore Foundation Supports NARS

A F Blakemore & Son Ltd (known for the SPAR brand), through the Blakemore Foundation, have kindly stepped in to support NARS with a gift of £200 worth of raffle prizes.

NARS are planning a gala charity dinner to take place in the near future, details of which will be announced on this website. Paul Strutt, NARS Communications Officer said "The gift from the Blakemore Foundation is very welcome. Having some top quality raffle prizes will attract people to our event and encourage them to buy raffle tickets."

"Cars for NARS" Features on BBC Radio Norfolk

News bulletin followed by Matthew Gudgin interviewing NARS Communications Officer, Paul Strutt on 4th April 2014. The occasion was the launch of the "Cars for NARS" campaign. The campaign was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Norwich at The Forum in Norwich on that day. Listen to the broadcast:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radionorfolk

NARS Members Appear on BBC Radio Norfolk

Wally Webb from BBC Radio Norfolk caught up with Dr Drew Welch and Critical Care Paramedic Chris Neil during a fund-raising event in Norwich.

Listen to the radio broadcast:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radionorfolk

Road Safety Manager Backs NARS Campaign

NARS has received backing from Norfolk County Council's Road Safety Unit. In a recent interview, the manager Iain Temperton, said: "The service that the Norfolk Accident Rescue Service provides is invaluable. We do all we can to prevent accidents, but they do happen due to human error. NARS personnel are highly trained and frankly, we need them."

Lord Mayor of Norwich Launches "Cars for NARS" Appeal

The Lord Mayor of Norwich, Cllr. Keith Driver, officially launched the "Cars for NARS" campaign at 10.00am of Friday 4th April. The event took place at The Forum in Norwich. The campaign hopes to raise £100,000 to purchase and equip a Rapid Response Vehicle. Having a dedicated vehicle will allow the Charity's members to mobilise more quickly to bring their specialist skills and equipment to the scene of incidents.

Cars for NARS Appeal

The ‘Cars for NARS’ appeal will be officially launched by The Right Worshipful Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor Keith Driver at 9:45am on Friday 4th April at ‘Fusion’ in the Norwich Forum.  This will be followed by the screening of the NARS video.  Volunteers from the organisation will be on hand to answer questions and display some items of emergency medical equipment carried.

 

MP Backing NARS

PRESS RELEASE FROM GEORGE FREEMAN MP

RE: NORFOLK ACCIDENT RESCUE SERVICE (NARS)

LAUNCH OF 'CARS FOR NARS' CAMPAIGN 4TH APRIL 2014

George Freeman MP 02I have campaigned strenuously for improvements to our road network in Norfolk and am constantly saddened by the number of serious accidents which occur on them.

Providing

We are dispatched by the East of England Ambulance Service
to respond to critically ill and seriously injured patients in Norfolk

Providing

NARS is a member of the British Association of Immediate Care Schemes (BASICS)

Dr Tim Morton Attends Fatal Helicopter Crash

NARS volunteer Dr Tim Morton attended the scene of fatal helicopter crash along with Rod Wells of SARS (Suffolk Accident Rescue Service).  The fatal crash occurred near Gillingham Hall, a stately home owned by Northern Ireland peer Lord Ballyedmond.

Click here for more information

 

NARS in February

NARS volunteers were dispatched to a total of 16 incidents during the month of February.  Around 26% of incidents required the doctor or paramedic to travel to hospital with the patient.

Dr Drew Welch and Christopher Neil Attend Salhouse Crash Site

NARS volunteers Dr Drew Welch and Christopher Neil attended a 3-car collision in Salhouse providing advanced medical care and escorting one patient to hospital.

A Volkswagen Passat, a Ford KA and a Kia Sedona were involved in a collision on the B1140 Bell Lane outside Salhour Lodge Inn at around 9.30pm on Wednesday 19th February.

Five people were injured and taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Pages

Subscribe to Latest news